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KR The Kroger Co. monthly Stock Chart
KR [NYSE]
The Kroger Co.
IndexS&P 500 P/E15.86 EPS (ttm)2.10 Insider Own0.50% Shs Outstand940.00M Perf Week-1.92%
Market Cap31.29B Forward P/E14.89 EPS next Y2.24 Insider Trans-1.47% Shs Float933.22M Perf Month-0.18%
Income2.01B PEG2.76 EPS next Q0.52 Inst Own79.10% Short Float1.33% Perf Quarter-0.18%
Sales113.89B P/S0.27 EPS this Y18.60% Inst Trans-0.13% Short Ratio1.67 Perf Half Y1.65%
Book/sh7.03 P/B4.74 EPS next Y6.17% ROA5.80% Target Price36.09 Perf Year-14.45%
Cash/sh0.40 P/C83.67 EPS next 5Y5.75% ROE30.50% 52W Range28.50 - 40.34 Perf YTD-3.19%
Dividend0.48 P/FCF- EPS past 5Y18.90% ROI13.40% 52W High-17.48% Beta0.77
Dividend %1.44% Quick Ratio0.20 Sales past 5Y6.00% Gross Margin22.50% 52W Low16.80% ATR0.69
Employees431000 Current Ratio0.70 Sales Q/Q5.90% Oper. Margin3.10% RSI (14)45.55 Volatility2.29% 1.94%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq2.09 EPS Q/Q-5.30% Profit Margin1.80% Rel Volume0.91 Prev Close32.99
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.64 EarningsMar 02 BMO Payout21.20% Avg Volume7.45M Price33.29
Recom2.20 SMA20-0.56% SMA50-1.81% SMA2000.00% Volume6,822,400 Change0.91%
Dec-14-16Upgrade Piper Jaffray Underweight → Neutral $28 → $34
Dec-02-16Downgrade Pivotal Research Group Buy → Hold $38 → $35
Sep-23-16Initiated Barclays Equal Weight $33
Sep-12-16Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $46 → $40
Sep-07-16Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform $39 → $37
Jul-26-16Upgrade Goldman Neutral → Buy
Jun-23-16Upgrade Hilliard Lyons Neutral → Buy
May-03-16Initiated Sun Trust Rbsn Humphrey Neutral $39
Mar-04-16Reiterated Pivotal Research Group Buy $46 → $44
Mar-04-16Downgrade Macquarie Neutral → Underperform
Feb-12-16Initiated Stifel Buy $45
Dec-18-15Initiated Wells Fargo Outperform
Dec-14-15Reiterated Argus Buy $43 → $45
Dec-07-15Upgrade Northcoast Neutral → Buy
Dec-04-15Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $43 → $46
Dec-04-15Reiterated Deutsche Bank Buy $45 → $48
Oct-28-15Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $41 → $43
Sep-14-15Reiterated Argus Buy $42 → $43
Sep-11-15Reiterated Pivotal Research Group Buy $43 → $46
Sep-03-15Reiterated Barclays Equal Weight $75 → $38
Feb-26-17 11:15PM  Trump stock rally aims to continue into 12th straight session with Best Buy, Costco, Taser at bizjournals.com
09:34AM  Looking at Kroger Ahead of March 2 Earnings Call
Feb-24-17 04:01PM  Kroger's Current Longest-Serving Associate Announces Retirement PR Newswire
01:42PM  EXCLUSIVE: Bananacam, ClickList improvements among innovations Krogers technology unit is launching (Video) at bizjournals.com
10:37AM  Wall Streets Sentiment on Kroger Stock Is Positive
09:38AM  Walmart Stock Rises as 4Q17 Earnings Top Expectations
09:07AM  How Attractive Is Kroger Stock Compared to Its Peers?
07:38AM  KRs Earnings Likely to Fall for the Second Time in Fiscal 2017
Feb-23-17 02:35PM  How Has Deflation Affected Krogers Comps This Fiscal Year?
02:03PM  Kroger slumps after Wal-Mart cuts prices at bizjournals.com
01:06PM  Reviewing Krogers Top Line ahead of Its Fiscal 4Q17 Results
11:20AM  Revisiting Kroger ahead of Its Fiscal 4Q17 Results
Feb-22-17 11:05PM  Victorias Secret, Walking Dead, Sprouts, Tesla top stocks to watch at bizjournals.com
05:45PM  Kroger dropped from investment firms buy list at bizjournals.com
Feb-21-17 05:09PM  Kroger CIO Takes Tech to the Grocery Aisles at The Wall Street Journal
01:03PM  Why Whole Foods Isn't Cutting Prices Like Everyone Else at Barrons.com
Feb-20-17 06:30PM  Buying a Good Business in a Bad Industry
06:47AM  Wal-Mart earnings: E-commerce will be a focus, but grocery will be an earnings asset at MarketWatch
Feb-17-17 04:35PM  Ohio companies lauded for inclusive practices at bizjournals.com
09:26AM  App says German grocer Lidl is eyeing 7 store locations in GA, 115 on East Coast at bizjournals.com
08:10AM  Publix, Jabil and more Tampa Bay companies land on Fortunes Most Admired list at bizjournals.com
Feb-16-17 09:36PM  Whole Foods Just Made a Sobering Confession at Motley Fool
02:20PM  Kroger named one of nations top 10 companies for inclusion at bizjournals.com
12:50PM  Kroger rival discounter sets plan for first batch of U.S. stores at bizjournals.com
11:00AM  Kroger's The Little Clinic Provides Added Convenience with "We'll Hold Your Spot" PR Newswire
11:00AM  Kroger Makes Another Smart Acquisition at Motley Fool
10:41AM  Greater Cincinnati firm finalizes plans for regions newest Kroger Marketplace development at bizjournals.com
09:00AM  Kroger Named a Top 10 American Company for Inclusion PR Newswire
08:00AM  Kroger Fourth Quarter Conference Call with Investors PR Newswire
Feb-15-17 02:39PM  Here are the Healthiest Employers in Central Ohio for 2017 at bizjournals.com
02:05PM  Kroger planning new Dayton-area store at bizjournals.com
11:35AM  Whats Hampering Sprouts Farmers Markets Top-Line Growth?
10:59AM  Goldman recommends buying underperformers ahead of their earnings at MarketWatch
Feb-13-17 03:03PM  Dunnhumby signs deal with Kroger rival at bizjournals.com
12:26PM  KROGER CO Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure
07:36AM  Whole Foods Lowers Guidance to Reflect Planned Store Closures
Feb-10-17 03:05PM  Publix, Kroger look for balance in the middle as Whole Foods scales back and Aldi rolls out $1B in improvements at bizjournals.com
02:45PM  Gas and healthy hot dogs? Speedway's president primes for future at bizjournals.com
12:40PM  Whole Foods Faces Price Issue for Competitive Edge at Investopedia
10:37AM  Whole Foods Markets Fiscal 1Q17 EPS Fell 15% on Higher COGS, SG&A
09:08AM  Whole Foods Reports 6th Consecutive Slide in Comps in Fiscal 1Q17
Feb-09-17 01:33PM  Whole Foods Finally Gets Religion at Bloomberg
11:26AM  Can Big Data Help Whole Foods' Sales? at Investopedia
Feb-08-17 05:23PM  Whole Foods Sinks as Store Closures Weigh on First-Quarter Earnings
01:01AM  [$$] Kroger Co. Gobbles Up Murrays Cheese at The Wall Street Journal
Feb-07-17 07:02PM  Kroger Spears Another Piece Of Murray's Cheese at Forbes
06:22PM  [$$] Kroger Co. Gobbles Up Murray's Cheese at The Wall Street Journal
05:15PM  Kroger acquisition gives it first retail location in New York at bizjournals.com
03:54PM  5 Stocks to Watch that Report Earnings Tomorrow
03:36PM  Kroger Makes New York City Debut With Murrays Cheese Purchase at Bloomberg
10:00AM  Kroger and Murray's Cheese Announce Merger PR Newswire
Feb-06-17 09:28AM  Factors That Set the Tone for Whole Foods (WFM) Q1 Earnings
Feb-01-17 03:12PM  EXCLUSIVE: Downtown chef's sauces landing on Kroger shelves at bizjournals.com
01:50PM  Food 4 Less charitable campaign to benefit Southern California Children's Hospitals PR Newswire
01:47PM  Foods Co charitable campaign to benefit Children's Hospitals PR Newswire
01:40PM  Ralphs Grocery Company launches charitable campaign to benefit Children's Hospitals PR Newswire
01:39PM  Food 4 Less charitable campaign to benefit Chicago's La Rabida Children's Hospital PR Newswire
08:00AM  Food Deflation Is Changing The Face Of Retail at Forbes
Jan-30-17 04:02PM  Kroger Pharmacies to Increase Access to Naloxone in Southeast Texas PR Newswire
03:32PM  Kroger Pharmacies to Increase Access to Naloxone in North Texas and East Texas PR Newswire
02:59PM  Kroger testing interactive shelf technology in Cincinnati at bizjournals.com
10:27AM  11 Largest Grocery Chains By Revenue in America at Insider Monkey
Jan-26-17 09:30AM  Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Kroger, Whole Foods Market, SuperValu, Sprouts Farmers Market and United Natural Foods
Jan-25-17 02:05PM  Kroger names new division president at bizjournals.com
08:30AM  Raleigh pasta sauce entrepreneur lands Harris Teeter, Earth Fare distribution at bizjournals.com
Jan-24-17 02:15PM  Kroger Announces Retirement of Joe Fey, Names Jerry Clontz President of Mid-Atlantic Division PR Newswire
01:30PM  Why Kroger is Wells Fargos top stock pick at bizjournals.com
11:02AM  KROGER CO Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits
10:21AM  Report: Nearly 30 Georgia data breaches affected at least 1.3 million records (LIST) at bizjournals.com
08:15AM  Blog Coverage Kroger Reveals its Ambitious Plan to Add 10,000 New Permanent Jobs to its Supermarket Division Accesswire
Jan-23-17 04:00PM  Kroger adding thousands of jobs at bizjournals.com
03:18PM  Kroger Will Compete with E-Commerce Competitors at Investopedia
01:08PM  Supermarket chain Kroger to fill 10,000 permanent positions
01:02PM  Kroger Adds 10,000 Full-Time Positions
12:05PM  Walgreens-Rite Aid Deal Might Not Close by Deadline
08:26AM  Silgan buys WestRock's dispensers unit for about $1 bln
07:53AM  Supermarket operator Kroger to fill 10,000 permanent posts
07:36AM  Kroger to fill 10,000 permanent positions at MarketWatch
07:30AM  Kroger Family of Stores Hiring 10,000 Employees PR Newswire
Jan-20-17 05:42PM  Kroger Tests Sensors, Analytics In Interactive Grocery Shelves at The Wall Street Journal
11:39AM  Kroger's Q4 Comps Looking Flat, But That's A Good Thing
Jan-18-17 09:45AM  KR Stock: How Does Kroger Co Stack Up?
09:00AM  Retail Clinic Use Soars But Not For Obamacare Patients at Forbes
08:25AM  Better Buy: CVS Health Corporation vs. Kroger at Motley Fool
Jan-17-17 05:15PM  Smithfield Foods Helping Hungry Homes® Partners With Harris Teeter to Donate 30,000 Pounds of Protein to Virginia Food Bank GlobeNewswire
12:20PM  ETFs with exposure to The Kroger Co. : January 17, 2017
10:30AM  Kroger Names New Head of Government Relations PR Newswire
08:40AM  Are Options Traders Betting on a Big Move in Kroger (KR) Stock?
07:36AM  Comparing Supermarket Stocks: Which Is a Better Buy?
Jan-16-17 10:36AM  What Wall Street Has to Say about Supermarket Stocks
10:36AM  Why Supervalu Has Better Upside Potential than Most Supermarkets
09:07AM  Why Deflation Could Hurt Supermarket Stocks in 2017
07:54AM  The Kroger Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : KR-US : January 16, 2017
07:37AM  How Supermarket Stocks Performed in 2016
07:36AM  Supervalus Retail Food Segment: A Sliding Sales and Margins Story?
Jan-13-17 06:06PM  The Story of Supermarket Stocks and Deflation in 2016
02:29PM  Kroger Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend PR Newswire
12:28PM  Kroger Co. adds high-profile Memphis CEO to its board at bizjournals.com
09:13AM  KROGER CO Files SEC form 8-K, Financial Statements and Exhibits
07:20AM  Aldi plans expansion, improvements in Winston-Salem ahead of Lidl's entry at bizjournals.com
The Kroger Co., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer in the United States. It also manufactures and processes food for sale in its supermarkets. The company operates retail food and drug stores, multi-department stores, jewelry stores, and convenience stores. Its combination food and drug stores offer natural food and organic sections, pharmacies, general merchandise, pet centers, fresh seafood, and organic produce; multi-department stores provide general merchandise items, such as apparel, home fashion and furnishings, outdoor living, electronics, automotive products, toys, and fine jewelry; and price impact warehouse stores offer grocery, and health and beauty care items, as well as meat, dairy, baked goods, and fresh produce items. The company's marketplace stores comprise full-service grocery, pharmacy, health and beauty departments, and perishable goods, as well as general merchandise, including apparel, home goods, and toys. It operates under the banner brands, such as Kroger, Ralphs, Fred Meyer, King Soopers, etc., as well as Simple Truth and Simple Truth Organic brands. As of January 30, 2016, the company operated 2,778 retail food stores, including 1,387 fuel centers; 784 convenience stores; and 323 fine jewelry stores and an online retail store, as well as franchised 78 convenience stores. The Kroger Co. was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
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DONNELLY MICHAEL JOSEPHExecutive Vice PresidentDec 13Sale34.3510,000343,530228,660Dec 14 10:12 AM
HJELM CHRISTOPHER TExecutive Vice PresidentDec 07Sale33.2515,120502,755240,433Dec 08 11:07 AM
VAN OFLEN MARY ELIZABETHVice President & ControllerDec 05Sale32.9414,106464,70856,722Dec 06 09:55 AM
RUNDE JAMES ADirectorNov 22Option Exercise11.5510,000115,50091,673Nov 23 11:05 AM
BEYER ROBERT DDirectorNov 09Option Exercise11.5510,000115,500226,062Nov 10 11:27 AM
Dougherty Kevin MGroup Vice PresidentSep 15Sale31.0531,000962,550130,857Sep 16 09:34 AM
VAN OFLEN MARY ELIZABETHVice President & ControllerJul 08Option Exercise14.1412,000169,62082,349Jul 11 11:25 AM
VAN OFLEN MARY ELIZABETHVice President & ControllerJul 08Sale37.8512,000454,17670,349Jul 11 11:25 AM
MCMULLEN W RODNEYChairman of the Board & CEOMay 02Option Exercise9.97120,0001,196,4002,371,336May 04 01:57 PM
SARGENT RONALDDirectorApr 08Option Exercise11.5510,000115,50074,240Apr 11 10:33 AM
SARGENT RONALDDirectorApr 08Sale38.093,000114,26171,240Apr 11 10:33 AM
VAN OFLEN MARY ELIZABETHVice President & ControllerApr 06Option Exercise9.9712,000119,64082,665Apr 07 03:27 PM
DONNELLY MICHAEL JOSEPHExecutive Vice PresidentApr 06Option Exercise14.1410,000141,350228,583Apr 07 03:27 PM
DONNELLY MICHAEL JOSEPHExecutive Vice PresidentApr 06Sale39.0010,000390,000218,583Apr 07 03:27 PM
VAN OFLEN MARY ELIZABETHVice President & ControllerApr 06Sale38.7512,000465,00070,665Apr 07 03:27 PM
SCHLOTMAN J MICHAELExecutive Vice PresidentMar 14Sale38.4817,230663,078358,282Mar 14 04:23 PM
PHILLIPS SUSAN MDirectorMar 07Option Exercise11.5510,000115,500112,840Mar 08 12:22 PM
PHILLIPS SUSAN MDirectorMar 07Sale37.013,117115,373109,723Mar 08 12:22 PM